FreeCast to launch USD 2.99/month VoD service

US streaming TV start-up FreeCast plans to offer its Select TV service in all 210 US TV designated market areas (DMAs) with an STB costing less than a typical monthly cable bill and access to hundreds of thousands of TV episodes, films, radio stations, live events and streaming channels for USD 2.99 a month. Users […]

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Select TV Will Offer More Than Cable and...

FreeCast’s device and service bundle will provide more content and more features than pay-TV at a fraction of the price. FreeCast Inc is shedding more light on its plans to disrupt the pay-TV industry with its upcoming Select TV set top box. At the NAB Show, the company unveiled the device itself, and more recently, […]

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Time Warner Cable! Charter Buys Time Warner Cable and Bright House...

Merger of the 2nd, 4th, and 6th largest cable providers in the nation would create a company rivaling Comcast in size and subscribers. It didn’t take long for Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable to rekindle their old romance, as many expected that they would. Prior to Comcast’s ultimately unsuccessful bid for Time Warner Cable, […]

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Select TV Will Target All 210 TV DMAs...

FreeCast’s Select TV bundles live local over-the-air HDTV channels with millions of online entertainment choices starting at $2.99 a month. Select TV’s recently announced distribution plans are set to begin in over 200 DMAs, in a direct challenge to the already loosening grasp of the traditional cable and satellite pay-TV providers. Beyond the company’s nationwide […]

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FreeCast Announces Uber Style On-Demand Distribution Plans for...

With On-Demand Service and Installation, Select TV will make setting up TV service as simple as ordering a pizza. Last month FreeCast announced their next-generation set top box at NAB, a product that they promised would revolutionize the delivery of pay-TV service and turn any set into “the Smartest TV Ever.” Now the company has […]

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Cord cutting Cord-Cutting Speeds Up as TV Providers Post Q1...

Video subscribers are disappearing even faster than expected for cable and satellite companies. TV providers continue to hemorrhage video subscribers as Q1 saw a substantial uptick in cord-cutting. Combined, the cable and satellite TV providers lost over 150,000 video subscribers. Dish Network was by far the biggest loser, shedding around 200,000 subscribers, though this is […]

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reality tv Netflix, Amazon Envision a Reality without Reality TV

Content Chief Ted Sarandos says unscripted programming hasn’t performed on VOD. Both viewers and content have been steadily shifting from linear pay-TV to on-demand streaming services, such as those from Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and HBO. But as the entire TV experience moves online, Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos warns that reality TV might not make […]

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Cox Introduces Data Caps to Cleveland Customers

Cox joins Comcast and others in putting limits on home broadband subscribers’ data use. While cellular data users have long been accustomed to data caps, resulting in extra charges or throttled speeds when reached, most of us expect no such limits on our home internet connections, opting instead to use them for data-heavy activities like […]

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